2016 DPS Scholastic Art and Writing Award Winners

Detroit Public Schools students and teachers were recognized on Tuesday, February 9 as Regional winners in the National Scholastic Art and Writing Competition! The event showcased incredible student-made art, jewelry, sculpture, drawing, painting, photography, mixed media and ceramic works.

A special congratulations to the students who were selected as Gold Key and Best in Class winners. Those student works are being considered for the National Award.

Gold Key Art Portfolio Winners:

  • Matthew Lewis- Cass Technical High School, Teacher: Natalie Barmore

Best In Category Recognition-Middle School Winners:

  • Kameela Carr (Jewelry) – Ludington, Teacher: Beverly Watson
  • Georgina Morales (Sculpture) – Academy of the Americas, Teacher: Kendra Lincourt

 

Academy of the Americas: Teacher, Kendra Lincourt

  • Georgina Morales- Gold Key, Sculpture
  • Isabella Servin- Honorable Mention, Sculpture

Bates Academy: Teacher, Illya Tolbert

  • Charles Hickman- Silver Key, Painting
  • Charles Hickman- Silver Key, Drawing
  • Charles Hickman- Silver Key, Painting

Cass Tech: Teachers, Natalie Barmore and Mindy Mitchell

  • Asia Bonney- Silver Key, Fashion
  • Halima Haque- Silver Key, Jewelry
  • Matthew Lewis- Gold Key, Drawing
  • Matthew Lewis- Gold Key, Painting
  • Matthew Lewis- Gold Key, Drawing
  • Matthew Lewis- Gold Key, Drawing
  • Matthew Lewis- Gold Key, Drawing
  • Matthew Lewis- Gold Key, Drawing
  • Matthew Lewis- Silver Key, Drawing
  • Matthew Lewis- Silver Key, Drawing
  • Matthew Lewis- Silver Key, Drawing
  • Matthew Lewis- Silver Key, Drawing
  • Matthew Lewis- Honorable Mention, Drawing
  • Matthew Lewis- Honorable Mention, Drawing
  • Matthew Lewis- Honorable Mention, Drawing
  • Kandice Ollis- Honorable Mention, Fashion

Detroit School of Art: Teacher, Sheryl Heading

  • Alyssa Richards- Honorable Mention, Ceramics & Glass
  • De’Andre Simmons- Gold Key, Digital Art

Ludington Magnet Middle School: Teacher, Beverly Watson

  • Percilla Brown- Silver Key, Mixed Media
  • Kamella Carr- Gold Key, Drawing
  • Jenna Wilusz- Honorable Mention, Drawing

Renaissance High School: Teacher, Odette Duke-Holly

  • Nyjai Black- Honorable Mention, Photography
  • Rae Evans- Gold Key, Photography
  • Rae Evans- Silver Key, Photography
  • Taylor Gaines- Honorable Mention, Photography
  • Allyssa Harris- Honorable Mention, Photography
  • Allyssa Harris- Honorable Mention, Photography
  • Allyssa Harris- Honorable Mention, Photography
  • Jailyn Hicks- Silver Key, Photography
  • Jailyn Hicks- Honorable Mention, Photography
  • Graham Polk- Silver Key, Photography
  • Robin Ryce- Silver Key, Painting
  • Deshawn Sorrell-Williams- Honorable Mention, Photography
  • Monique Westley- Gold Key, Photography
  • Lauryn Wheeler – Silver Key, Photography

For more information about the Scholastic Art and Writing Awards, presented by the Alliance for Young Artists and Writers, visit www.artandwriting.org.

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